The Olympic Rings are seen in entrance of the skyline throughout sundown, three days forward of the official opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
July 22, 2021
TOKYO (Reuters) – The director of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been dismissed, organisers mentioned on Thursday, following information experiences about his previous feedback on the Holocaust.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto instructed a briefing that Kentaro Kobayashi had been dismissed due to previous feedback that made enjoyable of a tragedy.
(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Writing by David Dolan; Modifying by Shri Navaratnam)